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The Bakken Is An Industry, Not A Boom

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February 28, 2013

HOUSTON -- The Bakken shale oil play unfolding in North Dakota and Montana is an industry, not a boom, according to group Williston Economic Development (WED). The play is now producing about 800,000 barrels of oil per day and will hit 1 million a day by April 2014, officials estimate.

Meanwhile, at a series of events ...

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